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International Intern

Internship Responsibilities

Intern will assist OIIT with the following projects:

· Support event planning and preparation for overseas trade shows and missions, webinars, and local export/international events

· Conduct research for clients to answer a wide range of questions. This may include research on specific industries, identifying appropriate contacts within government or industry, or using existing Commerce databases to compile information.

· Assist with data entry to the Salesforce system.

· Prepare briefing documents for leadership as needed.

· Participate in meetings and events to learn more about international economic development

· Semester-long project to be determined

Additional tasks may be assigned as required.

Skill Set Required

The ideal candidate should have:

  • GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Major in a relevant field (see below)
  • Demonstrated interest in international activities through projects or activities, such as volunteer work, previous experience with an organization doing international work, participation in clubs with an international focus, etc.
  • Proficiency in a foreign language strongly preferred
Ability to provide recommendations from previous employers/professors indicating strong work ethic

Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)

Foreign Language, International Studies, Business, Economics, or a related field.

Internship Location

Baltimore, MD


Semester: Spring (Feb - May)
Year: 2022
Hours per week: 10-15
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: No

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: October 10, 2021
Required Documentation: Resume
Application Instructions Deb DeFazio

Street Address: Department of Commerce

Office of International Investment and Trade

World Trade Center
401 East Pratt Street, 7th floor, Baltimore, MD 21202

Email Address:


401 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

About Maryland Department of Commerce

As, the state primary economic development agency, we stimulate private investment and create jobs by attracting new businesses, encouraging the expansion and retention of existing companies, and providing workforce training and financial assistance to Maryland companies.  The Department also promotes the state's many economic advantages and markets local products and services at home and abroad to spur economic development and international investment. trade and tourism.